Tab title causes resizing of tab content
When video/audio starts playing on a browser, the tab title displays 'playing' text. This additional line resizes the window height and causes the tab content to resize too. For example youtube starts resizing video window height and width - and this is very annoying. How do I remove 'playing' text from tab FOREVER?
Did you try a separate copy of Firefox? I had 1 tab playing and had no issue in both 91 and Nightly. see screenshotRead this answer in context 👍 0
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Which video? What OS? KDE or Gnome? I opened a few tabs from search results for ploua remix panzer and don't have that issue. see screenshot
Try downloading a separate copy of Firefox and run it from the folder(do not sign into you Firefox account) to see what happens.
The OS - Ubuntu 20 04, gnome The case is - start one video playing on youtube, to reach 'playing' state in the title. When it happens - 'word 'playing' make the tab height a little bigger, and then youtube recalculates it's video window size, because the document size changed - it became a little smaller. When you stop video - the 'playing' label will dissapear in 3 seconds and youtube will recalculate it's video window again.
Did you try a separate copy of Firefox? I had 1 tab playing and had no issue in both 91 and Nightly. see screenshot
Modified by jonzn4SUSE
This is affected by the Density settings as selected on the Customize page.
- in Compact mode you only see the sound playing icon and not the website favicon
- in Normal mode you see the favicon by default and the sound playing icon on hover
there is a secondary line that shows the 'playing' or 'muted' state since the icon is hidden by default
You can still use "Density: Compact mode (not supported)" in Firefox 89+, but this mode is currently not actively supported and isn't present by default as a Density choice in Customize mode.
- about:config => browser.compactmode.show = true
One more time: Open one tab with youtube inside, start playing content => the playing text appears => the tab becomes heigher => the document becomes smaller => the youtube recalculates its video height and width => stop content => the tab height bercomes smaller => youtube recalculates it's size again. This is very annoying. If multiple tabs opened then one tab will set height for all, depending where content is currently playing and you will not see a bug. Use only one tab. How to remove the 'playing' text from the tab?